- Director, Climate & Sustainability Cheniere
Fiji George has more than 23 years of experience related to energy, environmental and sustainability issues spanning natural gas production, processing, transmission and LNG. His expertise focuses on identifying sustainable solutions for prudent development and use of natural gas in a low-carbon economy, including development of internal and external sustainability policies, programs and research related to climate and methane.
Mr. George was a member of the prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee that published a detailed study on methane emissions. He has been involved in several multi-stakeholder studies, including the 2010-2011 National Petroleum Council, the University of Texas-Environmental Defense Fund studies, and Department of Energy studies in collaboration with Colorado School of Mines, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He is a co-author on multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers.
Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. George was the Director of Regulatory and Policy at Southwestern Energy. He was the architect of the ONE Future Coalition and ensuing collaborations with the Environmental Protection Agency on the Methane Challenge program and the Department of Energy on multiple research and development projects. His experience also covers technical and management positions at Shell Exploration & Production Company and El Paso Corporation and also with the consulting firms of ENSR and ERM-West. He holds a master’s in Civil (Environmental) Engineering from Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s in Mining Engineering from Anna University, India.